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Score 9.3 out of 100

Jira Software

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Score 8.3 out of 100

Feature Set Ratings

    Project Management

    9.4

    Backlog

    94%

    Jira Software

    Feature Set Not Supported
    N/A
    Backlog ranks higher in 8/8 features

    Task Management

    10.0
    100%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Gantt Charts

    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Scheduling

    9.9
    99%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Team Collaboration

    9.9
    99%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Support for Waterfall Methodology

    7.9
    79%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Document Management

    9.0
    90%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Email integration

    9.9
    99%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Mobile Access

    9.9
    99%
    2 Ratings
    N/A
    0 Ratings

    Attribute Ratings

    • Backlog is rated higher in 1 area: Likelihood to Recommend
    • Jira Software is rated higher in 1 area: Support Rating

    Likelihood to Recommend

    9.9

    Backlog

    99%
    2 Ratings
    8.6

    Jira Software

    86%
    176 Ratings

    Likelihood to Renew

    Backlog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Jira Software

    90%
    35 Ratings

    Usability

    Backlog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Jira Software

    80%
    26 Ratings

    Availability

    Backlog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    5.3

    Jira Software

    53%
    6 Ratings

    Performance

    Backlog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Jira Software

    80%
    2 Ratings

    Support Rating

    8.0

    Backlog

    80%
    2 Ratings
    8.7

    Jira Software

    87%
    41 Ratings

    Online Training

    Backlog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    8.0

    Jira Software

    80%
    1 Rating

    Implementation Rating

    Backlog

    N/A
    0 Ratings
    9.0

    Jira Software

    90%
    2 Ratings

    Likelihood to Recommend

    Backlog

    The user interface is very good. It is more intuitive in nature. It is easy to use and robust in operation. The dashboard is designed on modernized UI and the interface is also intuitive. I can easily navigate things on my own.
    Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jira Software

    Jira Software is extremely well suited for managing anything from a product backlog to a new project or product’s development lifecycle. Tickets may be managed singly or processed in bulk, and existing tickets can be restructured so child and parent tickets can flip roles, or specific ticket types can be moved to a different ticket type that uses a different workflow. Additionally, users have the flexibility of wrapping up all their tickets with a label that readily identifies the collection and allows stakeholders to easily review and drill down within the tagged list. I have not yet encountered a situation where Jira was too onerous or too puny to support my needs.
    Jennifer Ferrell | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pros

    Backlog

    • Gantt chart
    • Github support
    Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jira Software

    • Agile software development management and micromanagement with Scrum and Kanban.
    • Agile planning and agile management with Kanban boards and custom boards, for projects and daily work.
    • Agile and old-school bug tracking.
    • Helpful reports on work done, workload, time tracking, Scrum sprints, planned vs. executed, etc.
    • Super friendly setup on the cloud, with just one Gmail account (less than 2 minutes).
    • Powerful on-premise alternative for large companies.
    • You can mergen boards from different workflows!
    • Really free full edition for 10 users.
    Dustin Ghia | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Cons

    Backlog

    • The biggest drawback that I want Backlog to fix as soon as possible is that is does not provide any place to explain the problem or bug virtually.
    • There is a need for a tab or space to attach screenshot or video to easily explain the bug or problem in the project.
    Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jira Software

    • Management of the software is very difficult at times, although has improved.
    • Ability to manage resources is really non-existent, there are some plugins but they are ALL buggy (I've tested them all).
    • Better integration with Trello, would love to see this happen. Right now it's very clumsy.
    Jennifer Bland | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Pricing Details

    Backlog

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    Backlog Editions & Modules

    Additional Pricing Details

    Jira Software

    General

    Free Trial
    Yes
    Free/Freemium Version
    Yes
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services
    Entry-level set up fee?
    No

    Starting Price

    $10 per month

    Jira Software Editions & Modules

    Edition
    FreeFree
    Standard7.002
    Premium14.002
    EnterpriseContact Sales
    1. none
    2. Per User Per Month
    3. none
    Additional Pricing Details

    Likelihood to Renew

    Backlog

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Jira Software

    Jira Software 9.0
    Based on 35 answers
    While there are no fundamental problems with JIRA, I'm unsure that I will be working myself very closely with users of Atlassian Confluence. The client base I am concerned with tend to be more integrated with Amazon, IBM BlueMix / Watson, open source LAMP/PHP (WordPress, MediaWiki) & those that rely on more proprietary CMS would tend to use Sharepoint not Confluence. JIRA seems to me to stand or fall with the rest of the Atlassian silo or suite, as it is not closely integrated with Sharepoint or mediawiki based reporting or knowledge management. Data interchange standards in this area are weak so Microsoft, open source LAMP projects using Phabricator, and Atlassian JIRA seem to be three distinct silos, with Amazon, Google & IBM offering their own tools for similar needs.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Usability

    Backlog

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Jira Software

    Jira Software 8.0
    Based on 26 answers
    JIRA Software is a pretty complex tool. We have a project manager for JIRA who onboarded us, created our board, and taught us the basics. I think it would have been pretty overwhelming to learn without her. JIRA offers so much functionality that I'm not aware of -- I constantly need to Google or ask others about existing features. Also, although they are all under the Atlassian umbrella, I find it difficult to switch between JIRA Software and Confluence.
    Elissa Bernstein | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Support Rating

    Backlog

    Backlog 8.0
    Based on 2 answers
    I would give 9 but one less because of the high price.
    Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jira Software

    Jira Software 8.7
    Based on 41 answers
    Our JIRA support is handled internally by members of our Product Support team. It is not supported by a 3rd party. Our internal support will always sent out notifications for downtime which is usually done on the weekend unless it is required to fix a bug/issue that is affecting the entire company. Downtime is typically 3-4 hours and then once the maintenance is complete, another broadcast email is sent out informing the user community that the system is now available for use.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Online Training

    Backlog

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Jira Software

    Jira Software 8.0
    Based on 1 answer
    One of their strong points i stheir documentation. Almost all of the basic set up needed within JIRA is available online through atlassian and its easy to find and very precise. The more critical issues need to be addressed as well and hence the rating of 8 instead of a 9.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Implementation Rating

    Backlog

    No score
    No answers yet
    No answers on this topic

    Jira Software

    Jira Software 9.0
    Based on 2 answers
    Take your time implementing Jira. Make sure you understand how you want to handle your projects and workflows. Investing more time in the implementation can pay off in a long run. It basically took us 5 days to define and implement correctly, but that meant smooth sailing later on.
    Bo Acimovic | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Alternatives Considered

    Backlog

    Backlog has all of the top-notch features to increase productivity, visibility, and project tracking. Backlog is easy to use. I first just logged in to the platform and it was [ready] to go. I easily started working on it and it started giving me the bugs’ details on our project. Always available for queries. Listen to the queries very attentively and try to give a solution on the go if applicable. Otherwise, take some time and respond with the advanced workable solution in the limited time frame.
    Carol Aleman | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jira Software

    Jira Software has more integrations and has more features than many of its competitors. While some of its competitors do have better UI/UX than Jira Software, they have improved this greatly over time. Atlassian also acquired Trello years ago, so that adds better user interfaces to the system. They do also offer a pretty in-depth library of how to customize the platform that others don't.
    Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Return on Investment

    Backlog

    • Software interns get easily used to this tool.
    • One who works in the SDLC gets recognized and it's easy to track rank board.
    Sanyam Jain | TrustRadius Reviewer

    Jira Software

    • Jira has positively made our company's daily activities much better organized
    • With Jira we can track progress and follow up on tasks
    • Jira has great reporting tools which aggregate various data and give us a good overview of our teams capacity
    Alexander Delivlaev | TrustRadius Reviewer

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